In 2021, Jennifer is taking the plunge into her own craft as studio jLd. With deep interest in a multitude of creative forms, many endeavors have been approached. So, it’s hard to say which direction will be ultimately be taken. But weaving, screen printing and hand-painted banners that accompany her activism are practice focuses for now.

You can find Jennifer in her new studio at Workshop 4200. More details will be shared as things come together, likely in the new year.

Read more below to learn about past experiences.

Jennifer has operated out of Chicago for 20+ years with experience as a graphic designer and art director. She honed the bulk of her professional experience in magazine and publishing working with nonprofits.

After leaving her downtown job, she began freelancing as jLinton design working on a wide variety of projects including business identities and collateral, billboards, convention identity with all manner of print needs, website design and social media graphics.

Jennifer has a deep understanding of the need for our society to become active in reducing human affects on our unique and priceless planet.

She attended a 2015 Miami training with former Vice President Al Gore and renowned experts joining the Climate Reality Leadership Corps. She’s returned multiple times to mentor new leaders and serves as a chair at the Chicago chapter.

The goal is to usher a rapid transition to a sustainable society based on renewable energy, clean transportation and a reworked food system amongst many other necessary changes. As a creator, she uses her skills to benefit society whenever possible.

Jennifer was featured in Graphic Design USA magazine in 2016 for responsible design. Check out the recognition here.